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Muslims in Mzuzu celebrate Mawlid an-Nabi

Written by  Chikumbutso Mafupah
Part of the Muslims' Mawlid an-Nabi    Procession in Mzuzu on Monday Part of the Muslims' Mawlid an-Nabi Procession in Mzuzu on Monday

Mzuzu, December 12, 2016: Muslims in Mzuzu on Monday joined thousands of other Muslims across the country in a Ziyara Parade (Mawlid an-Nabi), which is a celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad. 


The celebration is often observed on the 12th day of Rabi' al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic Calendar.

Mawlid an-Nabi is commonly observed by believers of mainstream Sunni Islam, Shia Islam and various other Muslim denominations, except a few such as Wahhabism or Salafism.

Chikumbutso Mafupa of Malawi News Agency captured the Ziyara Procession in Mzuzu on Monday. 

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